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Is Anal Cancer Contagious

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Are anal secretions contagious with HIV ?

Dear, Doc.First of all thank you for your time, I had an encounteer with a male sex worker on the 30 of december 2006 i was given oral sex with a condom which he gave me, and insertive anal sex afterwards also with a condom but i pulled it off when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, HIV can be found in anal secretions, just as it can also be isolated from vaginal secretions. Your HIV risk is brief unprotected insertive anal sex. The estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive anal sex with a... Read more »

Re: Can HPV be contracted? How contagious is it?

You said. "The majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus."I had anal warts over 20 years ago. They were treated with acid and never returned. Does this mean I cleared the virus?. Is there...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I did indeed say in a prior post that the "majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus". However, the studies, which demonstrated the development of immunity, were done mostly in... Read more »

Is ARS contagious?

Dr. Frascino,About 1 month ago, i had unprotected anal sex with another guy(not my boyfriend). I was the top, and we were fooling around and i stuck it in for about a minute. I pulled it out and put on a condom to finish. 5-6 days later i got a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Joe,ARS symptoms are not contagious. They are a direct consequence of being HIV infected. That antibiotics cleared up your problem would suggest it was caused by a bacterium, not a virus. That your boyfriend developed similar symptoms one week... Read more »

Me expuse al VIH y no me contagie.

Hace un ao me expuse al vih. Estuve con una persona contagiada del virus, tuvimos sexo anal sin cuidarnos siendo l el activo a los pocos das me enter de su condicin y empez mi martirio, me estuve realizando continuas pruebas hasta las 7 meses y...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Porque no todas las relaciones arriesgadas resultan en la transmission del virus. En concreto, en cuanto a las relaciones anales, la frecuencia es 50 infecciones por cada 10.000 exposiciones pasivas sin proteccin a una fuente positiva y 6.5... Read more »
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Anal cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested positive 14 years ago, and have had several AIDS complications. But this is my most recent cause for alarm:
My rectal surgeon has been monitoring and burning off my anal warts for the past 2 years. Recently, we decided one recurring spot... Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »